W. Kamau Bell On Comedy And Politics W. Kamau Bell's comedy has always been political. He had a short-lived show called "Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell," and he has called what he does "use[ing] jokes to fight for the people who don't get a fair shake in the world."

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W. Kamau Bell On Comedy And Politics

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W. Kamau Bell's comedy has always been political. He had a short-lived show called "Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell," and he has called what he does "use[ing] jokes to fight for the people who don't get a fair shake in the world."

We talk to Bell about his new special, "Private School Negro," his show on CNN, "United Shades of America" and how to laugh when the world can seem ... frustrating.